Monthly Archive: June 2019

Viva GT: back home

Right so the GT is back from Northampton Motor Sport, with a long list of things to do before we try again. Four main items on the rework list Sort out the lower ball...

Viva GT: Fail :(

Thats right its a fail, but not the end of the world. the GT will not be driving to NON Billing nor correctly running, this week was the crunch week and its got too...

Viva GT: oil pressure

It’s another day and yet another problem spotted and cured, I dare say my mobile phone bill is rather high having phoned lots of folks asking them the same question. After having got the...

Viva GT: weekly update

It’s been a frustrating week, as I get closer to the formal testing of the car. Wednesday is the D day where it gets taken over to Northampton Motor Sport for them to do...

Viva GT: stopping work

Right sorry to report this is one of those disappointing posts, the car has again stalled due to more issues. After fitting the seats I discovered the top seatbelt mount is way too high...

Viva GT: Front seats

As always every time I move the GT it rains or snows, cue the flatbed cue the downpour of rain. Once the car had been moved to another garage, that is a lot wider...

Viva GT: water pump again

Good news, a nice man in a lorry dropped off a parcel this evening so I was straight out to the garage to get it fitted. The water pump is back rebuilt, tested and...

Viva GT: what a year

Last year was the first time the GT had been shown to fellow viva owners, it was not finished, but it was important to make the effort to get it to the 50th anniversary...